‘Smart skin’ simplifies spotting strain in structures

By |2018-11-28T10:49:39-04:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

A 'smart skin' employs the unique fluorescent characteristics of carbon nanotubes to quickly assess strain in materials. The method is intended for aircraft, spacecraft and critical infrastructures in which mechanical strain needs to be monitored.

Watching nanoparticles: Researchers make movies of photochemistry in single nanoparticles

By |2018-11-15T14:54:36-04:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Stanford researchers retooled an electron microscope to work with visible light and gas flow, making it possible to watch a photochemical reaction as it swept across a nanoparticle the size of a single cold virus.

Nano-Envi Summer Camp: the best research experience for high schoolers

By |2019-03-15T14:14:11-04:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

CIRE2N sponsored a summer research program from June, 18 to July, 13 2018; in order to promote excellence in science education for high schools that allowed 10 student-teacher pairs to participate.

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